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Sophia, Jacob Top List Of Names For New York Newborns In 2013

While Sophia stayed at No. 1, Jacob usurped Michael as the top picked baby name for a boy in New York last year.

05/15/2014

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Social Security Raises Expected To Be Small

Next year’s raise will be small because consumer prices, as measured by the government, haven’t gone up much in the past year.

10/13/2013

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Schumer: Scammers Stealing Social Security Payments From Seniors

As of August, the senator says more than 19,000 seniors nationwide have reported identity thefts. That’s about 50 each day.

1010 WINS–10/14/2012

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Isabella & Jayden Rank As Top Names For NYC Babies In 2010

The names Sophia, for girls, and Ethan, for boys ranked number 2 in terms of New York City popularity for 2010.

12/28/2011

Margaret Arrighetti

Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Declared Dead Several Times, But Is Very Much Alive

Imagine if you were declared dead, not once, not twice but three times and lost your only source of income. An elderly Staten Island woman who is very much alive and well is living a red tape nightmare.

10/24/2011

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Lawmakers Push For Bonus Check For Seniors, Veterans

With no increase in Social Security, the White House said it’s pushing Congress to give seniors, veterans and the disabled a $250 bonus check. Seniors in New York say they desperately need it.

10/15/2010

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It’s Official: No Social Security Increase Next Year

To make up for the lack of a cost of living adjustment, members of Congress are pushing for a one-time payment of $250 for seniors.

10/15/2010

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Social Security Feeling The Strain This Year

It’s one of the most striking fallouts from our nation’s bad economy: Social Security is facing a rare shortfall this year as a wave of people is opting to collect payments before their full retirement age.

08/17/2010

Carol Combes

Exclusive: Declared Dead, But Very Much Alive

An East Quogue woman is fighting a battle with the government to prove she is among the living.

CBS 2–08/03/2010